With its blend of Touriga Nacional, Castelão and Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine successfully blends Portugal and France. There is already some maturity here, the wine soft, with red berries and a leather tannin character. Ready to drink now, with a final fresh acidity.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.